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Fee hike at Meeker Lake

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The Meeker Town Board has approved an ordinance amending the lake fees at the Meeker Lake. The board also approved the emergency clause putting the new fees and permits into place on Feb.

Kidnapping charges filed

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Prosecutors have filed three felony charges against a Chandler resident following his arrest by Chandler Police last month. Nathaniel Dale Burns, 34, of 324 W.

50th COVID death in Pott County

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The number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 has climbed to 50 in Pottawatomie County over the past week, the Oklahoma State Department of Health reports. Four additional deaths have been reported in the county.

McLoud filing period

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The filing period for three seats on the McLoud City Council opens at 8 a.m. Monday, Feb.

Town Talk

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Town Talk kicked off fundraising this week via Facebook for the Route 66 themed miniature golf course we plan on installing on Main Street. The course will consist of nine holes.

Trying to remember where

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The other day when I started thinking about a topic for this column, I began searching for some old photos sent to me several years ago. Now I’m not sure about some of you, but I told myself I’d placed them in a spot where they would be easy to find.

Meeker Homecoming Court

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Meeker will crown its basketball Homecomingqueen at 5:45 Saturday before the basketball games with Chandler. The homecoming court includes, from left, Trinity Shelly, Shi’Ann Cox, Callie Sellers, Brittney Want, Kaycee Babek, Sierra Cox, Calista Treat (Sophomore), Savanna Nelson, Annsley Babek (Freshman) and Jaci Smith. Not pictured is Abby Smith (Junior). Photo/Brian Blansett

Schools take funding hit

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The Department of Education earlier this month handed out mid-term adjustments to funding allocations and between Pottawatomie and Lincoln Counties only one district received an increase. Chandler took the largest hit of the nine public school districts in Lincoln County.

Child abuse charges filed

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Two people from Harrah have been charged with multiple child sexual abuse crimes following their arrest in early January. Amanda D.